Toraja Land is around 9 hours drive from Makassar, the capital province of South Sulawesi. Joining the 6 Days Toraja Land Tour is a particular experience for travelers who want to know more about the cultural life of Toraja People. The 6 Days Toraja Land Tour feature the combination of the adventure trip to explore the local village its local people, adventure tour to Toraja Highland. Tour to Toraja Land gives the opportunity to experience about the local culture while enjoying the natural beauty of the country side. The 6 days Toraja Land Tour is recommended for travelers who have more holiday time to explore Toraja Land.
The 6 Days Toraja Land Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Makassar - Toraja
The 6 Day Toraja Land Tour begins and ends in Makassar where the airport is based as well as the hotel of your first stop over. You will be picked up from the airport by a private car or and air conditioned minibus to the Toraja land which is an 8 hour trip across the Bugis countryside and valleys passing many incredible sights and villages which are built on popes in the mountains. You will stop on route at the Bukit Indah Restaurant in Para Pare which is a small port town located north of Makassar by around 155 kms. You will then arrive in Toraja in the late afternoon in time for the incredible sunset and then an open plan for the evening after checking into the recommended hotel.
Day 2 Toraja Full Day Tour
On your second day of 6 Days Toraja Land Tour, your will wake up early to begin your exploration of the Toraja land. You will head to the hillsides to see the famous and incredible hanging graves and the graves that are located in the hollowed out caves high in the cliffs where they lye guarded by the statues outside the mouth of the caves. These are the graves of the royals and important people of the culture and there is the presence of the Sultan’s Palace and the cultural performances that you will see around this dramatic landscape. You will eat lunch in this area at the Rantepo Restaurant that has amazing views of the surrounding panorama. From here you will visit the traditional wood carving village of Kete Kesu before returning to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 3 Toraja Day Tour
Begins as usual with breakfast at the hotel and then another full day’s excursion. You will see some of the most beautiful villages of the entire area of Toraja with the traditional boat style roofs that show the proud roots of the people in the seafaring trades and exploration. You will see the incredible rice padi terraces of the areas that lead up to the mountains and get an excellent awareness of the uniqueness of this wonderful culture. Dinner is at the hotel but you will sample the local delicacies for lunch or eat some of the basic international food.
Day 4 Toraja Day Tour
On day four of The 6 Days Toraja Land Tour you will visit Pangli which is the stone Deadman statue. This is based around the story of Bori and the existence of megalithic graves. You will see the different social levels of the hierarchy represented in the different statues and pictures. Your guide will explain the relevance of these as you wander around.
Day 5 Toraja Land Free
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Makassar and overnight at hotel in Makassar. The rest of the day is at your own pleasure.
Day 6 Toraja Land - Makassar
Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to Makassar for next destination.
What is included in this tour?
- Private air conditioned car
- Accommodation at selected hotel
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Admission fees
- Tour guide
What's not included in this tour.
- Personal insurance
- Tipping for tour guide
- Air ticket